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A newborn baby boy breastfeeding for the first time in hospital.

5 breastfeeding tips for new moms

Your breastfeeding questions, answered by a doctor
Rachel Peterson, MD Rachel Peterson, MD 5 min read
Thoughtful pregnant woman looks out the window home. Holding a hand on the tummy. Mental health and pregnancy.

Pandemic affects mental health of pregnant women, new moms

Anxiety before birth, isolation postpartum can heighten pandemic stress
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 5 min read
SIDS: red heart in empty crib

How to have a safe night’s sleep and help prevent SIDS

Learn about sudden infant death syndrome and what you can do to prevent it
Parenting Services Parenting Services 8 min read
InStyle magazine Badass 50 women collage

InStyle magazine names Sanford Health women to ‘badass’ list

Dr. Allison Suttle and RN Jessica Noeske grace magazine's tribute to health care
Katie Foutz Katie Foutz 3 min read
A mother and newborn baby boy are indoors in a hospital room. The mother is sitting in bed and kissing the baby on the forehead.

Newborn screenings: Why do them? What’s the benefit?

Newborn screenings detect potentially harmful or fatal disorders
Giridhar Guntreddi, MD, FAAP Giridhar Guntreddi, MD, FAAP 12 min read
Dr. Amy Kelley headshot

COVID-19 FAQs: Are pregnant women ‘high risk’?

CDC: Pregnant women might be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 6 min read
Father and daughter doctors and OB/GYNs pose in scrubs in a Sanford Health hospital room.

Father, daughter share a career in medicine with Sanford

Breanne Mueller, OB/GYN: 'I'm definitely proud to be a physician like my father'
Mick Garry Mick Garry 7 min read
Dr. Chery Hysjulien, Dr. Lyndsey Harper and Dr. Shelby Terstriep stand together during their efforts on the Rosy app

Cancer & intimacy: Sanford docs add to an app for that

Oncologist and psychologist host video classes on Rosy sexual health resource
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 11 min read
mom and baby laying on ground

What is tummy time? How does it help a baby?

Tummy time is a great way to help your baby develop muscles
Parenting Services Parenting Services 4 min read
Caucasian woman in a mask talks to a caucasian fertility doctor in a mask as they sit in an exam room.

Coronavirus disrupts fertility care, IVF treatments

Clinics reopen with COVID-19 testing for patients and other new safety measures
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 7 min read